Marketers need to do a better job at marketing the value of marketing to the rest of their business. First step? Lose the jargon, says Thomas Barta, marketing leadership expert and co-author of leadership book ‘The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader’.
Despite efforts to promote the value of marketing within businesses, Marketing Week’s annual Career and Salary Survey shows there is still a lack of understanding and appreciation for the discipline, at a time when gaming and gambling is revealed as the best paid sector for marketers.
SoundCloud vice-president of global marketing DeJuan Wilson has had an unusual and eventful career, starting in admin at Coca-Cola, working for hip hop artist P Diddy and now competing with Apple Music at SoundCloud.